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Turned down pip

Discussion in 'Benefits' started by Fiona30ni, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. bigears71

    bigears71 Type 1 · Newbie

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    Hi just a quick response you have to remember pip/ is totally the opposite to dla with pip you have to tell them how the illness you have effects you on a daily basis always explain your worst days as in DLA it was more what conditions you had ie how many hypos does she have how many times did you intervien to help a etc can she use a cooker are only a microwave do you need to give a supervision if yes how many hours a week do you need to help a out about see what a mean!!
     
  2. helensaramay

    helensaramay Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Not an answer to your PIP question but have you taken a look at using a pump? This removes the need for the 24hr hour basal injection and can help with the maths. Unfortunately, it does not remove the need to do finger prick tests or guess how many carbs are in your meal but once you know, the pump will calculate the insulin dose.
     
  3. catfan

    catfan I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Regarding Weetabix for breakfast, you will find the rules say preparing & cooking a meal. Not microwaving a meal or eating a bowl of cereal !
    Appeal.
     
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  4. CarbsRok

    CarbsRok Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    A pump would be a complete waste of time as it involves a lot more work and commitment than MDI

    Just realised this thread is more than a year old.
     
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    Mas1478 · Newbie

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    PIP answers come in both a physical and mental health response for example you may have no physical problems with personal hygiene but may need encouraged to go for a wash or change clothes due to depression ..... this is the same for nearly all questions if in doubt go to citizens advice
     
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